59122 x MIR604 | GM Approval Database- ISAAA.org

Event Name: 59122 x MIR604

Event Code : DAS-59122-7 x SYN-IR6Ø4-5
Trade Name: not available

Crop: Zea mays L. - Maize, Corn

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Developer:
Syngenta

Method of Trait Introduction:
Conventional breeding - cross hybridization and selection involving transgenic donor(s)

GM Trait s :
Glufosinate herbicide tolerance , Coleopteran insect resistance , Mannose metabolism

Commercial Trait:
(StackedHerbicide Tolerance + Insect Resistance

Summary of Basic Genetic Modification

Gene Introduced Gene Source Product Function
pat Streptomyces viridochromogenes phosphinothricin N-acetyltransferase (PAT) enzyme eliminates herbicidal activity of glufosinate (phosphinothricin) herbicides by acetylation
cry34Ab1 Bacillus thuringiensis strain PS149B1 Cry34Ab1 delta-endotoxin confers resistance to coleopteran insects particularly corn rootworm by selectively damaging their midgut lining
cry35Ab1 Bacillus thuringiensis strain PS149B1 Cry35Ab1 delta-endotoxin confers resistance to coleopteran insects particularly corn rootworm by selectively damaging their midgut lining
mcry3A synthetic form of cry3A gene from Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. tenebrionis modified Cry3A delta-endotoxin confers resistance to coleopteran insects particularly corn rootworm pests by selectively damaging their midgut lining
pmi  * Escherichia coli Phosphomannose Isomerase (PMI) enzyme metabolizes mannose and allows positive selection for recovery of transformed plants


 * : Selection Marker/Reporter  

Summary of Regulatory Approvals: Country, Year and Type of Approval

Country Food
direct use or processing
Feed
direct use or processing
Cultivation
domestic or non-domestic use
Japan      

Last updated: November 8, 2012

 


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